YMS # 53 / Wheeler / launching; on ways / 7-24-42
black-and -white negative; safety negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Whitestone
July 24, 1942
Kodak safety #121
overall: 4 x 5 in.
4X5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons at Wheeler's Whitestone yard on July 24, 1942. Image is amedium distance shot of YMS-53 from the port bow view on the ways about to be launched. Of note are two other YMS vessels in the water. YMS-49 is underway and YMS -50 is still docked. A small rowboat wih one man rowing is moving toward the other two minesweepers already in the water. Stamped neg. sleeve: 104603F 7/24/42 / Launching at Wheeler of YMS-53/ [Box] 4739". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
YMS 53 yard minesweeper, Wheeler
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection